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N80bn fraud: EFCC accuses colleagues, others of shielding Yahaya Bello

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Wednesday, said ex-Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, who is accused of N80.2bn fraud, had ridiculed the Nigerian justice system by failing to present himself for trial in court. The EFCC acting Zonal Director,…

Kogi hunts broadcast station vandals

The Kogi State Government has ordered the Dekina Local Government Council, Dekina Traditional Council, security heads, and other stakeholders in Kogi East to collaborate to identify and apprehend the vandals who stole valuable broadcasting equipment from the Kogi State Broadcasting…

Kogi, Bauchi, Oyo top list of most expensive states – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics recently released data revealing that Kogi State has emerged as the most expensive state to live in Nigeria, followed closely by Bauchi and Oyo states. These rankings are based on year-on-year inflation rates. According to…

Court declines to vacate arrest order on ex-gov Yahaya Bello

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the request by former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello for vacation of the arrest warrant issued against him by the court. The Judge said the former governor,…

FG inaugurates 625-metre drainage in Kogi

The Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a 625-metre drainage channel in Koton-Karfe, Kogi State to prevent flooding as the rainy season approaches. The project, executed by the National Hydro-Electric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, was unveiled on Thursday by the…

Suspected kidnapper terrorising Kogi communities arrested

Abubakar Ali Damina, a suspected notorious kidnapper, known for terrorizing the people of Igalamela-Odolu Local Government Area, has been apprehended. The 43-year-old was captured during a joint security operation at Ofodo village near Igabada in Kogi State. Found in possession…

EFCC Officers Disperse Kogi Youths’ Protest in Abuja

A protest organized by youths from Kogi State at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) headquarters in Abuja on Monday was disrupted by EFCC officers who dispersed the demonstrators. The youths had gathered at the EFCC office in Jabi,…

Ododo seeks FG assistance to tackle insecurity

Kogi State Governor Ahmed Ododo has urged the Federal Government to assist the state in addressing the challenges of insecurity and incessant flooding in some parts of the state. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Ismaila…

Human Rights Lawyer Urges Impeachment Proceedings Against Kogi State Governor

Human rights lawyer, Deji Ajare, has called on the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Umar Yusuf, to initiate impeachment proceedings against the Kogi State Governor, Usman Ododo, over allegations of misconduct and abuse of office. Ajare made…

Yahaya Bello asks court to set aside arrest warrant against him

Former Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has filed a petition at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking to invalidate an arrest warrant issued against him. Represented by his lawyer, Abdulwahab Mohammed, SAN, Bello argued before Justice Emeka Nwite…